Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is thrilled to announce celebrated film star & Golden Globe nominee Emma Stone will join the cast of the Tony Award-winning CABARET and make her Broadway debut starring as “Sally Bowles” from November 11, 2014 through February 1, 2015. Current “Sally Bowles” Michelle Williams will play her final performance on November 9, 2014.
CABARET’s Tony-winning star Alan Cumming has extended his acclaimed run as “Emcee” for the second time, through March 29, 2015. Linda Emond and Danny Burstein have also extended their 2014 Tony nominated performances to March 29, 2015.
CABARET officially opened on April 24, 2014 at the newly transformed Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street). The critics raved “***** Willkommen Home! A Broadway jewel returns in all its glittering glory” (Time Out NY), “**** TRULY UNMISSABLE!" (USA Today) & “Alan Cumming must have sold his soul to the devil. He’s so very, very good at being so very, very bad” (Variety).
For this production, Academy Award winner Sam Mendes (director) and Academy Award nominee Rob Marshall (co-director/choreographer) recreated their Tony-nominated direction and choreography from the 1998 Tony Award-winning production. CABARET features a book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb. It is based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood. Musical Direction is by Patrick Vaccariello.
The cast also features Bill Heck as “Cliff”, Aaron Krohn as “Ernst” and Gayle Rankin as “Fraulein Kost”.
The Cabaret Kit Kat Klub boys and girls are: Will Carlyon, Kaleigh Cronin, Caleb Damschroder, Benjamin Eakeley, Andrea Goss, Leeds Hill, Kristin Olness, Kelly Paredes, Jessica Pariseau, Dylan Paul, Jane Pfitsch, Evan Siegel, Stacey Sipowicz.
EMMA STONE (Sally Bowles). Golden Globe nominated actress Emma Stone recently reprised her role as ‘Gwen Stacy’ in the second installment of Columbia Pictures’ franchise feature, The Amazing Spiderman 2. Stone was recently seen in the new Woody Allen film Magic in the Moonlight in which she stars opposite Colin Firth. Later this year, Stone will star in the dark comedy Birdman, starring opposite Zack Galifinakis, Michael Keaton and Edward Norton. The film is slated for October 17. Next year Stone will appear in the Untitled Cameron Crowe project for Columbia Pictures opposite Bradley Cooper and Alec Baldwin slated for release May 29, 2015. Stone’s additional film credits include the Oscar nominated animated film, The Croods, for Dreamworks Animation, the period drama Gangster Squad, Easy A, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination and an MTV Movie Award for “Best Comedic Performance,” the award-winning drama, The Help, the romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love Screen Gems Friends with Benefits, the independent drama Paperman, the Twentieth Century Fox animated comedy, Marmaduke, Columbia Picture’s hit comedy Zombieland, the Warner Brothers romantic comedy Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, the Columbia Pictures/Happy Madison hit comedy, The House Bunny,Twentieth Century Fox’s The Rocker and the Judd Apatow comedy Superbad. When she’s not filming, Stone is an advocate for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a groundbreaking initiative created to accelerate innovative cancer research that will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives now. Laura Ziskin, the late producer of The Amazing Spiderman, started the organization and got Stone involved. In addition to SU2C, Stone is also an ambassador for Gilda’s Club New York City. Named for the late comedian and original cast member of “SNL”, Gilda Radner, Gila’s Club offers a place where people dealing with cancer can join together to build social and emotional support. Stone has become an active member in the Gilda’s Club community and continues to do so by engaging with their younger departments for children and teens. Native of Arizona, Emma currently splits her time between New York and LA.
For CABARET, Studio 54 has been converted into the gritty Kit Kat Klub with cabaret-type seating as well as traditional theatre seating, to recreate the decadent environment of the notorious pre-war Berlin Nightclub.
The original design team returned for the 2014 production featuring set and club design by Robert Brill, costume design by William Ivey Long, lighting design by Peggy Eisenhauer and Mike Baldassari and sound design byBrian Ronan.
CABARET features some of the best-known songs in musical theatre, including “Willkommen,” “Maybe This Time” and “Cabaret.” John Kander and Fred Ebb are two of the most successful and prolific collaborators in the American Theatre and are currently represented on Broadway with the award-winning revival of Chicago.
CABARET is made possible with Bank of America as a Proud Sponsor, American Airlines as the Official Airline and MAC as the Official Makeup Partner. Major support for Cabaret is provided by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.
Tickets for Cabaret are available by calling 212.719.1300, at www.roundabouttheatre.org or at the Studio 54 box office (254 West 54th Street). Tickets prices range from $47-$172, excluding premium seats and holiday performances.
Roundabout subscribers save up to 50% off tickets to Cabaret and Roundabout donors are guaranteed the best seats in the house. For more information on subscriptions or to become a donor, visit www.roundabouttheatre.org/packages or call 212-719-1300.
Roundabout Theatre Company is committed to producing the highest quality theatre with the finest artists, sharing stories that endure, and providing accessibility to all audiences. A not-for-profit company, Roundabout fulfills its mission each season through the production of classic plays and musicals; development and production of new works by established and emerging writers; educational initiatives that enrich the lives of children and adults; and a subscription model and audience outreach programs that cultivate and engage all audiences.
Roundabout Theatre Company presents a variety of plays, musicals, and new works on its five stages. Off-Broadway, the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, which houses the Laura Pels Theatre and Black Box Theatre, with its simple sophisticated design, is perfectly suited to showcasing new plays. The grandeur of its Broadway home on 42nd Street, American Airlines Theatre, sets the ideal stage for the classics. Roundabout’s Studio 54 provides an exciting and intimate Broadway venue for its musical and special event productions. The Stephen Sondheim Theatre offers a state of the art LEED certified Broadway theatre in which to stage major large-scale musical revivals. Together these distinctive homes serve to enhance Roundabout’s work on each of its stages.
American Airlines is the official airline of Roundabout Theatre Company. Roundabout productions are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Roundabout’s 2014-2015 season includes Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing starring Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Josh Hamilton & Cynthia Nixon, directed by Sam Gold; Tom Stoppard’s Indian Ink starring Rosemary Harris & directed by Carey Perloff; Coleman, Comden & Green’s On The Twentieth Century starring Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher, directed by Scott Ellis and Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine’s Into the Woods.
The 2014-2015 Roundabout Underground production will be Little Children Dream of God, a new play by Jeff Augustin, directed by Giovanna Sardelli.
Roundabout’s production of Masteroff, Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret, starring Alan Cumming and Michelle Williams, directed by Sam Mendes & Rob Marshall (co-director/choreographer), is playing at Studio 54.
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